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Planners want to open Pullman to pot

The Pullman Planning Commission appeared to reach a consensus Wednesday night that the city should follow the state’s lead and make many more areas of the city open to marijuana …


Two students may have been drugged at WSU fraternity house, officials say

PULLMAN – Two students may have been drugged at a Washington State University fraternity house, and one was hospitalized “due to life-threatening blood alcohol levels,” officials said Wednesday.


U-Hi grad, Olympic champion trains WSU disciples

U-High grad Brad Walker, who holds the U.S. record for pole vault, is now coaching at WSU.


UPDATED: Fri., April 8, 2016, 3:19 p.m.

New WSU president Kirk Schulz will be paid $625,000 a year

Kirk Schulz has been confirmed as the 11th president of Washington State University and will receive a five-year contract with a base salary of $625,000 per year.


WSU scuba instructor fined $1,000 by ethics board

PULLMAN – A Washington State University scuba diving instructor was fined $1,000 for selling and renting equipment to students through his private company.


Rewards, not punishment, work better for recovering drug addicts, WSU researcher says

Replacing what drug and alcohol addicts use as reinforcers for good behavior could be key in treating addictions, says Dr. John Roll.


WSU medical school dean says school is on track

New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.


UPDATED: Thu., March 24, 2016, 8:55 p.m.

WSU regents may choose new president on Friday, but secrecy rankles faculty

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will publicly discuss the three top finalists to become president of the Pullman-based school and might make a decision at its next …


Fresh Sheet: Have your book and eat it, too

Washington State University Libraries are hosting their inaugural Edible Book Festival in April.


NC standout Justin Janke headed to WSU

The best long-distance runner in Washington has decided to stay close to home.


College baseball: Northeastern uses fourth-inning homer, triple play to hold off Cougars for 5-3 win

Josh Treff hit a tiebreaking home run in the fourth inning and Northeastern turned a rare triple play in the bottom half of the frame Thursday to escape a bases-loaded …


Two arrested in Palouse with $2,800 in counterfeit bills, printer

Two men have been arrested in Palouse in possession of $2,800 in apparent counterfeit money, a printer, extra ink cartridges and high quality bonded paper that has been linked to …


WSU investigates deaths of four grizzlies

Washington State University released a report Tuesday critical of several aspects of the facilities and management at its Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center on Terre View Drive – including …


WSU report criticizes school’s grizzly bear lab

A grizzly bear research lab at Washington State University has problems with its treatment of animals and in its operations,


WSU professor accused of fraud collected about 30 federal research grants

A WSU professor had landed about 30 federal research grants; investigators believe he, his brother and sister-in-law spent a chunk of that money on themselves.


Pullman man arrested for alleged online threats

A Pullman man is in custody after allegedly posting a threat on Craigslist to kill anyone wearing Washington State University gear.


Women in Agriculture Conference to focus on communication styles

A Washington State University conference this month will bring women in agriculture together at 31 different locations in five states.


Many factors contribute to U.S. 195 crashes, study shows

After the driving deaths of two Washington State University students this past November, some have debated whether the main roads in Whitman County or the drivers on them are more …


WSU interviewing eight finalists for president job

PULLMAN – Washington State University has selected eight finalists for the position of president, a group that includes women, minorities, and a candidate from the private sector. The new president …


Legislature OKs authorization for growing industrial hemp

The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.


WSU study: Two things hinder split-second decisions by police

In a study of 80 police officers, researchers at Washington State University found fatigue significantly affects reactions and decision making, and 96 percent of the officers were implicitly biased about …


Washington’s new apple joining a changing industry

WSU has developed a new apple - the Cosmic Crisp - that only orchardists in Washington will be able to plant for the next decade.


Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Students, Greeks an army of volunteers

Every year it takes about 400 volunteers to put on the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, but even with all of those hands, organizing one of the world’s largest and oldest …


Role of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport highlighted in consultant report

The runway realignment project at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will create jobs and contribute to the region’s growth, but officials argue it’s also the key to a thriving economy throughout …


Police bust WSU student for allegedly selling coke behind sorority

Police arrested a 21-year-old WSU honor student suspected of dealing cocaine to an informant behind her sorority’s house near campus.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 12:13 p.m.

WSU down to 8 president finalists; decision in April

The committee leading the search for a new president of Washington State University has settled on eight final candidates and is on track to make their selection in April.


Pullman Planned Parenthood clinic reopening ceremony to be held

A public ceremony will be held to celebrate the reopening of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, five months after the facility was damaged by arson.


WSU researcher noted as top-cited author, influential mind

Washington State University professor and researcher Yuehe Lin may be one of the most cited authors and most influential minds in the world, but he readily acknowledges he didn’t make …


WSU, College Hill area get half of Pullman Fire Department calls, chief says

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said approximately half of the more than 3,000 calls his department responded to last year were to Washington State University and the College Hill area.


University seeks retraction, says researcher’s study data is a bunch of bull

A researcher exploring ways to convert cow poop into electrical power faked data and claimed his laboratory notebook blew into a manure pit, according to a Washington State University investigation.